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Camp Merrywood is our only outdoor, 80-acre outdoor campground!

Thank you for another great summer - see you next year!  

     

  • YMCA Camp Merrywood is split into two separate camps by age groups. Camp Sequoia is open to all children ages 8 to 10 years old and Camp Arrow is open to all children ages 11 to 15 years old.
  • Camp is held 9:00am-4:00pm with early and after care options available from 6:30 am-5:30 pm
  • Transportation to Camp Merrywood is provided to all campers with pick-up and drop-up taking place at the Y; campers can also be dropped off and picked up from Camp Merrywood directly
  • Healthy breakfast and lunch are provided to campers
  • NEW for 2021 Spikeball - Spikeball is a new sport that's sweeping the nation. It is described as a combination of volleyball and four-square. It is played 2 vs 2, with a taut hula hoop sized Spikeball net placed between the teams.  They have up to three hits between them (just like Volleyball) to control the ball and bounce it back off the net.
  • Swimming in Lake Greenbranch, with swim instruction and recreational swim time
  • Kayaking, canoeing and corcling at our private lake
  • Zip Line – pending any changes in the State guidelines
  • Mountain Bike trails throughout camp with a variety of size bikes that are provided
  • Mini golf course
  • Volleyball, basketball, baseball and soccer
  • Archery
  • Low ropes course challenge
  • Reading time
  • Fun and educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities
  • Healthy U Activities and Games teaches about healthy eating and physical activity through fun non-elimination games.
  • Arts and Crafts focusing on creativity
  • Sanford Harmony Social and Emotional Learning activities for children to learn how to express their emotions

             

Packets are available for pick up or mailing. Contact Christine Madison at cmadison@ccaymca.org for more information. 

             

Packets are available for pick up or mailing. Contact Christine Madison at cmadison@ccaymca.org for more information. 

  • Camp Merrywood weekly fee for camp: $175
  • Early Option (6:30 AM to 5:30 PM) $50.00 per week
  • Before and After Care option (7:30 AM to 5:30 PM) $35.00 per week
  • We accept third party assistance such as Rutgers, Inspira, etc.; learn more by contacting learn more by contacting our Financial Services Coordinator, Chanyra Williams at 856-691-0030 extension 111
  • The YMCA also provides financial assistance options should you be denied from outside agencies

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